After many conversations, Juancho Hernangomez Will continue his career in the NBA. After his previous team, the Utah Jazz, informed him that he would not be serving for the next season and his contract expired, the Spanish basketball player was signed by the Toronto Raptors. The former Movistar Estudiantes player managed to stay in the top North American tier and his contract in Ontario will last one year. In this way the Madrid man becomes the fifth Spaniard to wear a Raptor shirt.
the anger of Juancho Hernangomez After the Utah Jazz decided to terminate his contract, he seemed to have been forgotten, as he managed to stay in the National Basketball Association. Basketball player who can be part of the Spanish national team in the next EuroBasket, He is the brand new reinforcement of the Toronto Raptors who are looking to take off next season. The relationship with Ontario would last a year and he became the fifth person of his nationality to defend the Canadian jersey.
hence, Juancho Hernangomez He joins the list of Spaniards in the Toronto Raptors with figures such as: Jose Calderón, Jorge Garbajosa, Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaca. It will be the seventh team for the 26-year-old from Madrid in the NBA, having previously played for the Utah Jazz (2022), San Antonio Spurs (2022), Boston Celtics (2021–2022), Memphis Grizzlies (2021). , Minnesota Timberwolves (2020-2021) and Denver Nuggets (2016-2020). His main goal would be to prove his level with his athletic ability and shooting outside, as he was always underestimated by his coaches.
fulfilled his wish
Amid rumors of a split from the Utah Jazz, Juancho had announced that he aimed to continue competing in the famous American League. Furthermore, without disrespecting the competitions, the forward power revealed that he still has no desire to return to European competitions.
“I want to stay in the NBA, I don’t see myself going back to Europe yet. It’s not disrespectful to the ACB or the Euroleague, on the contrary, I don’t see it as a step back in my career. But when They talk about Madrid, Barcelona, CSKA … I don’t care. I haven’t talked to anyone or signed any offer,” the Madrid man said weeks ago.